Why Local Marketing Matters for Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

But it often is the local marketing that comes from trusted, known recommendations that can garner the most benefit. So how can development directors and nonprofits combine the increased interest in online giving and the importance of a local connection? Here are three ways nonprofits can work local marketing into their fundraising strategies. Search engines look for addresses and phone numbers for local optimization. And for them, local communities are very important.

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How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness

SocialFish

Demographics and psychographics are just a few that you can use to better target local audiences and specific job titles. We search marketers need to leverage social media to better target local users. TWITTER – Local Proximity Blasts.

Trending Sources

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, if you have not read it, Kivi Leroux-Miller has written a stellar piece called “ The Heroes and Villains of Give Local America Story. “ Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento. million to 339 local nonprofits.

All Politics is Local

Connection Cafe

“ All politics is local.” What problems could you solve with more support from a local, state or federal government? This quote is often attributed to the late Thomas P. Tip” O’Neill, Jr., Speaker of the U. House of Representatives from 1977 until his retirement in 1987.

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. With locally-sourced dishes that change daily, the Dabney recently received a Michelin star and is worth the wait. Check out the local art that is featured regularly. Want to eat like a DC local?

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Care2 Launches Hyper-Local Petitions to Empower Activists

Frogloop

Care2 just rolled out a first-of-its-kind localized petition platform for its 33 million-member network for good. Big news for the activist community. Online Advocacy

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Don't worry, there are NetSquared groups in 75 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

Using the Social Web to Make Local Impact

NetWits

As part of the LIVESTRONG Action campaign the LIVE STRONG day is focused on unifying people from all around the world through local events and activities that celebrate cancer survivorship. While their efforts are focused on encouraging local participation in the physical sense they’ve also made it possible for people to participate online through social media using sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. Friday, October 2, 2009, is LIVE STRONG Day.

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Will Give Local America Be The Largest Crowd Funding Event in History?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Give Local America , powered by Kimbia’s technology, is an effort to coordinate giving days on one platform. Last year, Give Local America raised more than $53 million from more than 306,000 gifts in 2014. Give Local America emphasizes small, local nonprofits.

My Colorado Project empowers local change: Interview with Jason Manke

Amy Sample Ward

Check out the interview below to learn more about how My Colorado Project is empowering local change! I recently came across the My Colorado Project when Jason Manke connected with me, asking for feedback and ideas about community building and online community engagement tools.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts. But there's a special magic that happens when we get face to face.

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Several community foundations will be part of Give Local America , a campaign that encourages and supports local philanthropy and the 100th anniversary of community foundations in the US and the vital role they play.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured IT to further their missions.

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SOS: Save Our Site! How Libraries Can Preserve Local Online History

Tech Soup Blog

This support will help librarians develop expertise in creating collections of historically valuable web materials that document their local communities.

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

It would be impossible to tell all those stories in one blog post, but you can find them using the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map , powered by Microsoft technology. Visit the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map and traverse the globe by clicking on any of the highlighted spots.

How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 Give Local America ‘s goals are to generate significant philanthropy outside of the traditional giving season with a focus on supporting local communities and local organizations. We anticipate Give Local America is going to be an annual event, and we want to see a strong foundation built. Community foundations work with local nonprofits serving their communities throughout the year.

Community is even better when it's face-to-face: Check out your local NTEN 501 Tech Club!

NTEN

These are informal local groups of those working in the nonprofit sector that meet on a regular basis to network and connect with colleagues, share information, and develop a local professional support network. ConnectVA partnered with NTEN in 2012 in launch a local club in Central VA.

Whoo hoo! Give Local America raised $68.5 million for 9000 nonprofits!

SocialFish

THANK YOU so much to everyone who donated money, a share or a tweet to help with the Give Local America National Giving Day on May 5. BIG THINGS come out of small actions and we’re very happy to have been a part of it! What’s next, you ask?

Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today

AFP Blog

Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today: "The graduate students’ project was part of a regional competition sponsored by 7DayPSA, which seeks to bring together local filmmakers and nonprofit organizations. The goal of the program is to provide nonprofits with limited budgets with broadcast quality PSAs while giving young filmmakers a forum to showcase their work

How to Use Local Giving Days to Boost Your Donations

NonProfit Hub

They are something that has worked well during the last few years, with events like #GivingTuesday and Give Local America (which raised $68 million earlier this month). The post How to Use Local Giving Days to Boost Your Donations appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

TechSoup Japan Disaster Relief Program Launches to Assist Local NGOs

Tech Soup Blog

As the weeks pass, the disaster recovery is increasingly shifting out of the hands of professional first-responder organizations into the hands of the local NGO community. The Great East Japan Earthquake occurred 7 weeks and 4 days ago.

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Updating the roster of local heroes: Nonprofit technology.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, I had the unique privilege to help facilitate The Local Philanthropy Workshop with the TechSoup Romania team. It was a lot of fun, and as much as I was asked to share some of my knowledge and ideas, I learned a great deal from the local participants.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions.

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NetSquared Local Organizers Share Social Media Wisdom

Tech Soup Blog

Net2 Houston: Crafty Social Marketing Tactics That Work is a report from a NetSquared Local group that swapped tips on social media planning. As you may have heard by now, this month is Social Media September (also known as #SocMedSep )! TechSoup Global and NetSquared.

Learn to Love Your Local Data

Museum 2.0

Last month at the AAM conference, a speaker said, "we should all be using measures of quality of life to measure success at our museums." I got excited. "We We should identify a few key community health indicators to focus on." I got tingly. And then we should rigorously measure them ourselves."

Case Study in Local: Oakland Local

Amy Sample Ward

Oakland Local is launching today! Oakland Local is a news & community site for Oakland, CA, USA, focusing on social justice issues including climate change, air quality, food access, arts as activists, and identity, race & ethnicity. About Oakland Local. Getting Local.

Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

EveryAction

Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights. That’s why we expanded EveryAction’s industry-leading advocacy tools to include Local Advocacy. Here's a glimpse at how it works: Setting up a Local Advocacy form is simple and quick. Change doesn’t just happen in Washington, DC.

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FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Established or Start Up, Local or International – What’s best for ME?

BoardAssist

Do you want to serve locally, nationally or internationally? . From Giving Back : FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Established or Start Up, Local or International. The post FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: Established or Start Up, Local or International – What’s best for ME? You’ve made the decision to join a nonprofit board and be an agent of change in the nonprofit community. Now what?

Benetech Statistician Megan Price talks to local ASA chapter

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Megan Price I recently had the opportunity to present several of HRP’s projects to the local San Francisco chapter of the American Statistical Association (SFASA). In general the local chapter members were very excited about, and more than a little envious of, our work and the potential it has to impact human rights research.

To Act Nationally or Globally, Think Locally

Connection Cafe

We all know the value of building relationships with Members of Congress and local legislators. How do groups entice a Member of Congress to attend a local event or meet with key stakeholders? How to pitch local reporters on attending an event?

Think Global, Act Local

Connection Cafe

Two recent advocacy victories this week by PETA and my former colleagues at Defenders of Wildlife are a great reminder of a little practiced truth: organizations are seeing greater (and often easier) success in leveraging online advocacy to change policy at the state and local level. I, personally, have a renewed interest in local issues after losing my power over four times in the last year. Author: Michelle Shefter.

Twestival is Back and Local

Amy Sample Ward

The Twestival is back this September, this time focusing on local groups instead of a global campaign! Now is the time to help choose the local organizations that will benefit from the twitter-powered organizing and convening. Check out Twestival Local.

Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times : "Technical difficulties brought Give Local America to a screeching halt yesterday, forcing some communities to extend the 24-hour crowdfunding event for at least another day." 'via via Blog this

Announcing Virtual NetSquared Local: Participate from Anywhere!

Tech Soup Blog

Each month, the NetSquared community (a project of TechSoup Global) meets up offline at NetSquared Local events around the world to discuss ideas, meet new people, and work together to make social change. Recently, many of these NetSquared Local meetings are being streamed live on the Internet via livestream or online recording. Due to the increased popularity of these streamed social gatherings, NetSquared has introduced the Virtual NetSquared Local page.

Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

EveryAction

Considering our team is obsessed with weekend trips to Hotlanta, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for Netroots 2017. We know this is a local's guide, but lets face it - any restaurant list in Atlanta would be incomplete without including this super touristy mess of a restaurant. This local chain has caught on like wildfire and now boasts nearly a dozen locations across Georgia and Alabama.

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Local Governments and Nonprofits Test Crowdfunding for Civic Projects - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "About a year ago, they launched a crowdfunding campaign similar to what’s found on Kickstarter, the online platform where artists, entrepreneurs, and others seek donations to bankroll creative projects.